How to Getting-Started Scanning with HP, Brother and Canon Printers on Mageia Linux

February 11, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Non Epson Scanners Quick Start for Mageia Linux

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Printers Driver and Getting-Started with HP, Brother and Canon Scanners on Mageia/Mandriva Linux 32-64-bit Desktop.

All the Non Epson Scanners are Working Nicely with the Simple Scan Linux Software. When Epson instead is Performing Best with a Proprietary Scanning Software: Image Scan!.

  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Right-Click on Desktop >> Konsole

    Scanner Quick Start for HP, Brother and Canon Mageia - Open Terminal
  2. How to Install Printers Drivers for Mageia

    Printers Quick Start on Mageia
  3. Check if Simple Scan is Installed

    which simple-scan

    Eventually to Install it:

    su -c "urpmi simple-scan"
  4. Turn On & Connect Printer/Scanner

  5. Launch Simple Scan to Start Scanning

    Scanner Quick Start on Mageia Linux - Launching Simple Scan


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